Crunchy Balsamic and Bleu Cheese Veggie Pocket

If you only have 10 minutes to throw lunch together, you’ll want to try this quick and easy recipe — with its light blend of fresh vegetables and refreshing kick of vinegar, this is the perfect sandwich for a warm spring day!

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Preparation time: 10 minutes.

Ingredients

Directions

Wrap outside of pita pocket in foil or plastic wrap before filling (to prevent the pocket from splitting while stuffing). Place lettuce leaf in pocket, then fill with cabbage, artichoke, onion, cucumber, and tomato. Sprinkle with bleu cheese and drizzle evenly with vinaigrette.

Yield: 1 pocket. Serving size: 1 pocket.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 167, Carbohydrates: 29 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 462 mg, Fiber: 4 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 starch, 1 non-starchy vegetable, 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 2.


This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.